Family:Whitney, John Thomas (1844-1903)

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John Thomas2 Whitney (William1, Simon, Thomas, John), son of William1 and Elizabeth "Eliza" (Whittle) Whitney, was baptized 28 Apr 1844, Bythorn, Huntingdonshire, and died 10 Feb 1903, New York, NY. He was buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Maspeth, NY.

He married firstly, 16 Jul 1877, Manhattan, NY, Sarah Jane (Hancock) White, daughter of Josiah and Eliza (Kinsman) Hancock.[1] She was born 14 Oct 1842, Stoke Damerel, Devonshire, and died 8 Jun 1892, New York, NY. She had married firstly, 1866, Devonshire, Charles White.[2]

He married secondly, 7 Jul 1892, Manhattan, NY, Margaret (Walsh) Grundy, daughter of Samuel and Ellen (McCrae) Walsh.[3] She was born about 1850, Ireland.

He was a longshoreman, living at 62 Varick St., New York, NY, in 1880.

Children of John Thomas2 and Sarah Jane (Hancock) Whitney:

i. John Thomas3 Whitney, b. 18 Sep 1878, New York, NY; d. 29 Oct 1880, New York, NY; bur. Evergreen Cemetery, Pleasant Hills, Brooklyn, NY.
ii. Florence Maud Mary Whitney, b. 12 Jan 1880 (twin), New York, NY; d. 26 Sep 1882, Manhattan, NY, aged 2 years; bur. Evergreen Cemetery, Pleasant Hills, Brooklyn, NY.
ii. Emily Louise Whitney, b. 12 Jan 1880 (twin), New York, NY; d. 1880.

Children of John Thomas2 and Margaret (Walsh)(Grundy) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Census

J. W. WHITNEY 35 Self M M W ENG Long Shoreman ENG ENG Sarah J. WHITNEY 34 Wife F M W ENG Keeping House ENG ENG John WHITNEY 1 Son M S W NY ENG ENG Florence WHITNEY 4M Dau F S W NY ENG ENG

  • 1900: not found.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940, at FamilySearch.org.

2.^  England, Devon, Parish Registers, 1538-1912, at FamilySearch.org.

3.^  New York, Marriages, 1686-1980, at FamilySearch.org.


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